Four more state residents have died from influenza in the past week according to Oklahoma State Department of Health. The agency says the death toll now stands at 48.
The OSDH says the four deaths include one in Beckham County, one in Stephens County and two in Oklahoma County.
Tulsa County's flu deaths stands at eight, the highest of any county in Oklahoma.
Statewide, hospitalizations due to influenza jumped from 1,076 to 1,141 this week.
Flu hospitalizations and deaths in eastern Oklahoma [since October 2013]:
The Department of Health began keeping statistics for the 2013-2014 flu season beginning in October 2013.